Benmore Dam Lookout (South Canterbery)
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The Dam is a amazing feet of Engineering.
The Benmore dam is the biggest Earthen Dam in the Southern Hemisphere.
The cache location has great views of the dam and when the gates are spilling is very speticular.
Some specifications that are also on the sign.
Dam height 110m
Width at base 448m
Width at top 11m
Volume 12 million cubic metres
Lake area 74.5 square Km
Shoreline 116 km
The lake is popular with boaties.
ALL the power from this dam goes to the North Island.
Cache is a 100ml screw top container with logbook and pencil with swaps.
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum